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Russia: a new project of the Novaya Gazeta newspaper blocked


On July 15, its editorial staff launched a paper review that can be consulted online via a new website and calledNovaya Rasskaz-Gazeta“,”text”:”Novaya Rasskaz-Gazeta”}}”>Novaya Rasskaz-Gazeta. This first issue notably contains analyzes of Vladimir Putin’s totalitarianism and ideology.

A week later, the Russian telecommunications policeman blocked this new site at the request of the prosecution. On Sunday, it was inaccessible in Russia without a virtual private network (VPN), journalists from theAFP.

Our site was nipped in the bud. We lasted seven days and nine hours. »

A quote from The editorial staff of Novaya Rasskaz-Gazeta

She claims that the Russian prosecutor’s office accuses her, without providing details, of discredit the Russian armed forces, a new offense used since March to stifle any criticism of the military intervention in Ukraine.

For the time being, there are no complaints against our journal in paper format. So we will continue to prepare its second issueadds the editorial staff, calling on its readers not to be discouraged.

Pillar of investigation in Russia

The newspaper Novaya Gazetapillar of the investigation in Russia, renowned for its investigations into the corruption of the Russian elites and the serious violations of human rights, had been forced at the end of March to suspend its publication online and in paper format.

The Russian authorities were threatening him with a ban for failing to comply with a controversial law on foreign agents. After this suspension, part of its editorial staff emigrated and launched a new edition from Western Europe.

The editor of Novaya GazetaDmitry Muratov, received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2021.

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